survivors often have to bear it alone
Post July 17, 2018
Reports of a 16-year-old
girl who reportedly died of "depression" in Bogor, West Java, after allegedly
being raped by eight men have highlighted the fact that in Indonesia, rape
victims often have to bear the consequences alone despite the existing
regulations aimed at helping them.
Timor's Pride parade goes back to the roots of what Pride is all about
Star News July 16, 2018
As Pride celebrations continue
around the world, the upcoming parade in the tiny nation of East Timor
is a welcome reminder of why Pride exists at all. East Timor is one of
the world's youngest nations. It has been on a path of self-discovery after
gaining independence from Indonesia in 1999.
Papuans flee conflict in Nduga
New Zealand International July 16, 2018
Thousands of West Papuan
villagers have reportedly fled from their homes in a remote regency due
to conflict between Indonesian military forces and pro-independence fighters.
leaders turned back by Dayak youth in N. Kalimantan, cancel plans to open
Jakarta July 16, 2018
The Islamic Defenders Front
(FPI) has developed from a small band of Islamist vigilantes suspected
of running extortion rackets into a significant political force in Indonesia
as the country increasingly embraces religious fundamentalism.
oversells PT Freeport Indonesia agreement
Post July 16, 2018
The agreement made on Thursday
between PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Inalum) and United States mining
company Freeport-McMoran Inc. (FCX) was largely welcomed by the government,
which claimed that the future of PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) was now clearer.
country with no left
Magazine July 15, 2018
On June 27, Indonesians
flocked to polling stations across the country to vote in local elections.
On the ballot were mayors, district heads, and governors in 171 of Indonesia's
more than 500 electorates.
greedy theft from Timor-Leste was a disgrace
Times July 15, 2018
Australia's greedy and probably
illegal theft, through espionage, in 2004 of fledgling, struggling neighbour
Timor-Leste's government's deliberations on a dispute between the two nations
over ownership of oil and gas reserves was a disgrace.
rights groups urge police, military to withdraw from Nduga
Post July 15, 2018
Human rights activists have
urged the National Police and the Indonesian Military to withdraw their
joint operation from Alguru in Kenyam, Nduga regency, Papua, after a shootout
between security personnel and unknown armed assailants.
Thai state cares little about ordinary people
Truth Thailand July 15, 2018
Now that we have heard the
good news about the successful recue of the young football team from the
cave, we are in a position to draw some serious lessons from this event
and also from the tragedy of the sinking of a tourist boat off the southern
island of Puket, where a number of people drowned.
day narcotics kill 30 Indonesians: Minister
Globe July 14, 2018
Chief Security Minister
Wiranto on Thursday (12/07) drew attention to the daily loss of dozens
of lives to drug addiction in Indonesia, and said the country's "narcotics
emergency" may be taken advantage of in case of proxy wars.
general linked to Jokowi's inner circle appointed new Pangkostrad
Post July 14, 2018
Former Presidential Security
Detail (Paspampres) commander Lt. Gen. Andika Perkasa has been appointed
the new Army Strategic Reserves commander (Pangkostrad), a move that may
strengthen the Presidential Palace's influence on the military ahead of
the 2019 elections.
men, adulterers publicly flogged in Aceh, Indonesia
July 14, 2018
As many as 15 people, including
five women, were punished with public caning Friday for violating Sharia
law in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province.
ask police to withdraw from Nduga
Post July 13, 2018
A number of prominent people
in Nduga, Papua, has ask the Papua Police to withdraw the Mobile Brigade
(Brimob) from Alguru in Kenyam, Nduga regency, Papua, following a shootout
between the police and unknown armed assailants.
Aceh whips gay couple for sharia-banned sex
France Presse July 13, 2018
A gay couple was publicly
whipped in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province Friday, despite an earlier
pledge by officials to stop the punishment after it drew international
leaders protest Indonesian attack on village
Press July 13, 2018
Papuan leaders have protested
an Indonesian military and police operation against separatists they say
endangered the lives of villagers in the remote easternmost province.
unveils Indonesia price but plenty left to resolve
July 12, 2018
In what has become a pattern
of two steps forward and one back, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. hailed a framework
agreement that has been reached over its flagship copper-and-gold mine
in Indonesia while acknowledging it's far from definitive.
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